EarthSong Lodge - Denali's Natural Retreat
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... We didn't have a map of any sort and MIss GPS was not good at telling us were the good food places were and if they were open so we drove around the city finding a lovely little place called the Fudge shop where we ate. Now feeling a little more human we headed up the Ric******* Highway to The North Pole. As we got of the highway the light poles changed to candy canes and the street names were Christmassy ... like St Nicholas Drive, Reindeer Ave etc
We found Santa's house ...
Today we had a full day at the Lodge. There were hikes, drives, fishing, and massages to choose from. Taylor and I picked massages, Jake and Nick took a drive to Wonder Lake, Steve and dad went on the "moderate" hike, Ben went on the ...
... that takes a bit of skill, and there were 100 of us that would have all wanted a go. However we got to pat the dogs, and watch them work and take one of the rangers for a ride. Seems that there are two types of huskies - smaller siberian huskies bred for racing that we usually see in films and on TV, and larger working huskies that are used in situations like this park to cart loads, open up trails, and rescue people. A full team can ...
... little hiking, but a light, chilly rain came in so we ended up coming back out of the park a little earlier than planned. Even without the hiking we got some wildlife sightings from the bus, including several caribou, a golden eagle, a red fox, a couple of Dalls sheep, a couple of willow ptarmigans, and (most importantly) two grizzlies close ...
Interesting encounters, with both the two legged and four legged on our big day out in Denali National Park. This is definitely the most pristine park I have ever visited. No private cars are allowed and no food or even water is sold except in the visitor center at the entrance. The idea is to keep animals and people a healthy distance apart. If humans are only on busses passing through, they will be of no more concern to the animals than the river that runs through ...